Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Totally or completely.
  • adverb At least.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a full manner; to the full; without lack or defect; completely; entirely: as, to be fully persuaded of something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a full manner or degree; completely; entirely; without lack or defect; adequately; satisfactorily.
  • adverb (Law) committed to prison for trial, in distinction from being detained for examination.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a full manner; without lack or defect.
  • adverb In a full degree; to a full extent.
  • adverb As a minimum; at least

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)
  • adverb sufficiently; more than adequately
  • adverb referring to a quantity

Etymologies

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full +‎ -ly

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